Miles is Head of Sustainability & Planning at Farnborough Airport Ltd (FAL). He is an experienced sustainability professional with over 20 years spent working in the aviation and aerospace industry. Skilled in the implementation and operation of Environment Management Systems and sustainable development, he has led the FAL to becoming the first business aviation airport in the world to achieve Carbon Neutrality through Airport Carbon Accreditation.
He is an advocate of sustainability across the airport and to local business communities, being an active member of the Sustainable Business Network and frequent speaker at its events.
"The Freedom Flight Prize not only challenges aeroplane technology, it also raises the question of supporting infrastructure and fuel logistics, as additional fundamental changes required to deliver carbon-free flying from airports in the future" - Miles Thomas